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Spotsylvania

(spŏt'sĭlvā`nyə), rural county (1990 pop. 57,403), NE Va., formerly part of the estate of Alexander Spotswood, colonial governor of Virginia. It was the scene of several major engagements of the Civil War, including the battles of FredericksburgFredericksburg, battle of,
in the Civil War, fought Dec. 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Va. In Nov., 1862, the Union general Ambrose Burnside moved his three "grand divisions" under W. B. Franklin, E. V.
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 and ChancellorsvilleChancellorsville, battle of,
May 2–4, 1863, in the American Civil War. Late in Apr., 1863, Joseph Hooker, commanding the Union Army of the Potomac, moved against Robert E.
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 and the battles of the Wilderness and Spotsylvania Courthouse in the Wilderness campaignWilderness campaign,
in the American Civil War, a series of engagements (May–June, 1864) fought in the Wilderness region of Virginia. Early in May, 1864, the Northern commander in chief, Grant, led the Army of the Potomac (118,000 strong) across the Rapidan River into the
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I believe ultimately this project will be very beneficial to Spotsylvania County and look forward to seeing the sPower project come to fruition and being a success.
The Greater Fredericksburg area encompasses businesses located in Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, King George, and Caroline county.
The Spotsylvania County School Board on Monday unanimously voted to let students establish such clubs more quickly.
US communications holding company AT&T (NYSE:T) announced on Wednesday the expansion of its 4G LTE network in Stafford county and Spotsylvania county in Northern Virginia.
Information and IT company Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) on Thursday announced the receipt of a USD19m contract from the Spotsylvania county, Virginia, to replace the county's existing public safety radio system with one that improves its coverage area and is based on the latest technology standards.
To provide or request additional information, please contact Detective Leonard Short, Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office, Fredericksburg, Virginia, at 540-507-7106 or Ishort@spotsylvania.va.us or contact the FBI's Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP) at 800-634-4097 or vicap@ leo.gov.
Whether a student has just moved into town with his military family or is finding her way after a misstep in school, Aventa Learning by [K.sup.12] products are easing the way in Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
For a small fee to cover guides and operating costs, AABT is offering a primary three-hour wheelchair tour to Fredericksburg Battlefield, as well as optional trips lo Chancellorsville, The Wilderness, and Spotsylvania battlefields.
In Spotsylvania County, VA, some students are only getting 15 minutes for recess, says a post on the WJLA-TV ABC 7 Newsite (9/15/09).
49.6 MILLIONS OF DOLLARS that Fredericksburg Spotsylvania National Military Park generates each year for local economies in eastern Virginia.
The Second Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was kept very busy, fighting at Bull Run, Virginia on July 21, 1861, at Gainesville, Virginia, Second Bull Run, South Mountain, Maryland, Antietam, September 16-17, 1862, Fredericksburg, Virginia, Fitzhugh's Crossing, Chancellorsville, May 1-3, 1863, Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863, Mine Run, Virginia November 28-30, 1863, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, North Anna River, Totopotomoy River, and their last battle at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 1-4, 1864.
Rock Harper, 30, an executive chef from weirdly-named Spotsylvania, will go head-to-head with Bonnie Muirhead, a 26-year-old nanny and personal cook from Los Angeles.